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Crystal's 2017-18 atlas details cruises to 469 ports, including 57 maiden calls

Atlas highlights Crystal's new 'All Exclusive' branding
Crystal Cruises' 2017-2018 worldwide cruise atlas is a glossy 240-page compendium showcasing 109 itineraries aboard Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity. The ships will visit 116 countries and 469 ports, including 57 maiden calls.

The atlas release coincides with the launch of the company’s 'All Exclusive' brand campaign, featuring an extensive luxury travel portfolio, including Crystal Yacht Cruises, Crystal River Cruises, Crystal Luxury Air, and Crystal Residences aboard the new Exclusive Class ships debuting in 2018.

The atlas features the commissioned work of award-winning photographer Erik Almås.

2017 itinerary highlights include a return to the Northwest Passage; Alaska (also offered in 2018), with more seven-day round-trips from Vancouver, BC; and Crystal Serenity's 'Southern Celebración' world cruise, a 94-day voyage around South America.

Plus, Crystal Symphony will be among the first ships to visit Doha, Qatar, and a 'Grand Pacific Explorer' voyage, 99 days, will call at 46 ports in 14 countries, from Australia to Japan.

There will be inclusive two- or three-night pre- and post-cruise land programs to Machu Picchu, Iguazu Falls and Paris.

Itineraries are designed around key events such as Midsummer’s Eve in Stockholm, an overnight at Muscat on the sultan’s birthday and the Military Tattoo in Edinburgh.

Crystal's first holiday cruise in Africa will travel round-trip from Cape Town, Dec. 22, 2017, to Jan. 7, 2018.

In 2018, the line will operate four world voyages, with travelers able to switch ships to customize their itineraries. Crystal will offer luxury African safaris on an itinerary that visits Madagascar and Mauritius.

Plus, cruises will explore the North Cape, Amazon, Arabian Gulf and Red Sea.

New Year’s Eve voyages include a 'Hawaiian Holiday' round-trip from Los Angeles and a 'Creole & Caribbean Celebration' from New Orleans.

Fare guides for cruises through December 2018 are available to order, view or download at and are re-issued every 60 days to coincide with the line’s 'Book Now' fare changes. Atlases are being shipped to agents, Crystal Society members, and Crystal Symphony, Crystal Serenity and Crystal Esprit over the next two weeks, with delivery expected by early April.